Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Pied-Spots (Hemistigma albipunctum) occur mainly at well-vegetated ponds and swamps.
Distribution: Kavango, Chobe and Kwando Rivers, the Von Bach Dam near Okahandja.
Colouration: The body is yellowish with black markings.There is a yellow and black line to the front of the wing in both males and females, the face is metallic dark blue above and yellow underneath.
Breeding: Emergence can take a few hours and begins a few days before the larva depart the water.
Flight season: Throughout the year and in April and May at the Von Bach Dam.
Conservation: Not threatened.
On an old mission station south of Okahandja, the farm Otjisazu is full of historical interest
Situated some distance west of Okahandja the natural hot spring has been tapped and is used to full both an indoor and outdoor pool
A tranquil garden & African decor give this country hotel laid back, relaxed feeling. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Okahandja
A game farm which offers a 'boutique camping experience' with accommodation in air-conditioned permanently erected tents
Situated on farmland west of Okahandja, Oropoko has a well stocked game park